Local politics are changing … maybe forever

BOURNEMOUTH Independent Alliance, which aims to support Independent candidates standing in council and national elections, has launched its election campaign.

http://www.bournemouthecho.co.uk/news/11752954.Independents_support_group_launches_election_campaign/

… “Uniting to create a strong and effective non-whipped group of residents, representing residents, willing and able to challenge the current administration, presents a fresh choice at the local elections in May.”

http://www.echo-news.co.uk/news/11752970.Rochford_district_councillors_join_forces_against_the_Tories/

It is almost a year since a coalition of Labour and Independent councillors took control of East Staffordshire Borough Council, after a Tory leadership which had been in place for 11 years.

http://www.burtonmail.co.uk/East-Staffordshire-political-battle-ground/story-25958819-detail/story.html